Soldier Songs and Voices currently offers chapters all across America.
We meet in venues weekly or monthly for free songwriting lessons and music writing workshops.
All sessions are led by professional musicians. Whether you are new to music or an experienced songwriter, we welcome veterans and dependents from all generations and backgrounds.
Don't have an instrument?
No problem. We are here to help you get started.
Whether you are looking to learn a new instrument, hone your songwriting skills, or simply attend a music session and see what our community is about...We are here for you.
Interested in starting a local chapter of Soldier Songs & Voices?
San Marcos, TX
Cheatham St. Warehouse
119 Cheatham Street
San Marcos, TX 78666
Join Dustin Welch every Monday at 5pm/CST
with SSV San Marcos, TX chapter. Dustin also hosts a weekly virtual songwriting session every Wednesday at 5pm/CST. Join the virtual session below.
Cape Ann Veterans Services
12 Emerson Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
Lead by Richard Clark SSV~CA has weekly guitar lessons and songwriting workshop every Friday starting at 10:30 AM. Zoom meetings will be started in the future.
Richard is a Traveling Ambassador for SSV. His website: https://www.ssvnomad.com will be used to stay connected to chapters he starts and works with. This site will also be used to announce future projects.
Susan Phippen House
125 Mann Lot Rd
Scituate, MA 02066
Led by Bob Murphy, the Scituate Chapter of SSV has entered an exciting time for local vets. Meetings are held every Monday from 7-9pm at the Susan Phippen House.
172 Hills Prairie Road
Bastrop, TX 78602
In partnership with Code VI Veteran Integration, Jim Cochrun leads Soldier Songs and Voices workshops on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 4-6 PM at Restoration Ranch in Bastrop.
La Grange, TX
The Bugle Boy
1051 N. Jefferson St.
La Grange, TX 78945
Heather Allbright is the chapter coordinator for bi-monthly music workshops held at The Bugle Boy, an intimate concert hall housed in a World War II army barracks located in La Grange. Heather assembles a stellar cast of music volunteers, including the likes of Chuck Hawthorne, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines, Susan Gibson, and other visiting artist
The Palmer Pavillion
seeking new location!
Ray Hodges leads monthly sessions in the Palmer Pavilion, located behind the American Legion Post 24 in Sarasota.
Wednesdays from 4-6 PM.
Santa Fe, NM
The Candy Man Strings
851 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 78505
Daniel Johnsen leads sessions at The Candyman Strings and Things in Santa Fe on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.
2007 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
Soldier Songs and Voices – Portland Metro advances the arts of music and songwriting. We welcome all discussion and commentary, as it relates to those arts. As an organization, we endeavor to provide an accepting community space for all. We meet on Zoom most Sundays from 2 - 4 p.m. PST. Meeting dates are in the Calendar on our site: https://www.ssvpdx.org/.
Use the link below to join the meeting.
San Antonio, TX
Sam's Burger Joint
330 E. Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
In partnership with 'Find The Hero In You',
Tom Vickers and Jeph Duarte lead Soldier Songs and Voices sessions the first Tuesday of every month from 6-8pm at Sam's Burger Joint. www.samsburgerjoint.com
American Legion Post 82
3204 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN 37216
Led by Adam McCabe, the Nashville Chapter meets weekly from 5-7pm at the American Legion Post 82 off Gallatin Pike.